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S+L BLOG: Development and Peace



Even if we disagree on the actual causes for climate change, we can agree that it’s taking place. But, do we agree of what we can do to help? What does the Church say? Is there a solution to climate change? To offer a suggestion, on this new episode of the Weekly Edition of Perspectives, ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Pope Francis continues his catechesis on Mercy and the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace launches their 2016 Campaign: At the Heart of the Action. ...read more
In the lead up to COP21—the landmark international climate change summit in Paris—a massive climate mobilization has started happening around the world. On Sunday, November 29 at Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto, an event called “Light the Way to Climate Action” saw thousands of people come together of all faiths and backgrounds to stand in ...read more
The Director of Jesuit Refugee Services in Syria, Fr. Nawras Sammour, SJ visited Toronto last week to speak about the ongoing civil war and refugee crisis plaguing his home country. The event, which was co-hosted by Canadian Jesuits International and Development and Peace, was held at the Jesuit parish of Our Lady of Lourdes in ...read more
Vancouver’s Archbishop Michael Miller and Bishop Jean Louis Plouffe of Sault Sainte Marie visited the Philippines to personally witness the post-typhoon rebuilding projects assisted by Development & Peace. At the same time Vancouver’s vice-chancellor Barb Dowding was in Fredricton, taking the reigns as national president of the Catholic Women’s League. Dowding spoke to S+L earlier ...read more
In an unprecedented video message, Pope Francis appealed to the world to put an end to hunger by supporting the Caritas Internationalis campaign, One Human Family Food For All. The campaign headed by Caritas and its member agencies aims to end world hunger by the year 2025. Join host Cheridan Sanders to learn about the ...read more